A 5K race will be held on the campus of Western Carolina University in conjunction with Mountain Heritage Day festivities.
The race will start at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, with check-in and race day registration from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. at the Stillwell Science Building on the WCU campus. The course will take runners on a partial tour of the WCU campus, including past the signature fountain at the campus center. The route offers a mix of flatland and hills. A course map is available online. The race is open to runners, joggers and speed walkers; all participants should be able to complete the race within 50 minutes.
Awards will be presented to first place male and female runners and the top three male and female runners in each age category, including 17 and under, 18-31 and 31 and over.